September 27, 2017

A cold, dewy night meant another slow start to the day but again the kilometres melted away under my feet early in the day. My target for the day was another 35 km, but I quickly realised that if I did just a few more I'd be within 30 km of Kingston for the next day.


September 26, 2017

What a glorious morning! There was some pretty heavy rain that came through overnight but so far all of my gear has held up excellently, from the one-man tent donated by Greg and Brigid Kramer to the 30 L Tuff Duffel bag donated by One Planet Gear (Melbourne). Seeing a...

September 25, 2017

Saturday was a day of rest, and how necessary it was! Overall my energy levels were good, but my calves and hamstrings needed a good rest and stretch. Consequently I spent most of Saturday sitting in various awkward positions, rubbing heat cream on my legs periodically...

September 22, 2017

I finished my last post before the day was finished, but my ol' mate Nick Hepper from school drove all the way past Murray Bridge to bring me a birthday donut, some donut balls and rehydration drink (which I subsequently needed yesterday and today). He even stuck in so...

September 20, 2017

Day 3 included a sublime morning alarm, witnessing conservation in action and a visit from the police!

September 20, 2017


Today seemed to be a regular day but I quickly realised that it would probably be unique for the entire journey as I would be on dirt roads for the majority of the day. And dirt roads mean fewer cars.

In fact, only a single car passed me the entire morning, and only 13...

September 17, 2017

Well what a cracker of a day! I can't quite believe it all!

The day started with friends and family at the Conservation Council of South Australia's offices at The Joinery, where friends and family begun the walk with me at 9 am. 

I left my last walking supporter halfway...

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There are over 1900 species in danger of extinction in Australia. Tristan is walking from Adelaide to Melbourne and around Tasmania to raise money and awareness for conservation activities to protect these species.

100% of donations received will Proudly Support:

BioR will use funds raised by 1900 Footprints to restore and maintain a species-rich conservation block near Monarto, South Australia

 Funds for Wollangarra will sponsor 

disadvantaged young people to attend life-changing outdoor courses in the Victorian mountains.

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